JOHNNY DEPP AMBER HEARD. The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard on April 11, 2022, is broadcast live in the United States.
In France, no trial is broadcast live or streamed for everyone to see. But things in the United States are different. The trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard began this Monday, April 11, 2022. And the confrontation between the two ex-spouses is broadcast live from the US. The American channel Court TV is responsible for broadcasting the trial live from Fairfax, in the United States, on its website. However, this is not accessible on platforms like Youtube.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard accuse each other of defamation, Johnny Depp has filed a complaint against his former wife after a column published in the Washington Post in 2018 in which she claimed to be the victim of domestic violence without naming him. Johnny Depp is seeking $50 million in damages. Amber Heard, counter-attacked by filing a complaint in turn for defamation against her ex, claiming this time 100 million dollars.
This new trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp will be held for several weeks live from the Fairfax court, located near Washington. Well-known personalities are expected to testify in favor of one or the other, such as Elon Musk, Paul Bettany, or James Franco. This new trial should lead to new unpacking of their private lives, after the resounding trial that took place in London in 2020.
Message from Amber Heard
With the opening of this first day of the trial against Johnny Depp, Amber Heard posted a message on Instagram in which she announces that she will withdraw from social networks for the next few weeks. She justifies this decision by the current legal proceedings. “I will always love Johnny and it hurts me so much that I had to rehash the details of our past life together in front of the world,” she also wrote. A request from the actress to turn the page with her ex-husband?
Johnny Depp is an American actor. He is known for his collaborations with Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…) but also for having played the famous pirate Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. . He also joined the Fantastic Beasts cast as Gellert Grindelwald for the first two films. Since 2016, he has faced domestic violence charges against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard.
John Christopher Depp II, aka Johnny Depp, was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky. Son of an engineer and a waitress, the future actor is first and foremost a music enthusiast. He joined the group The Kids and made the first part of the Iggy Pop tour. Two years later, the musicians will perform in Los Angeles, but the group did not achieve the long-awaited success. This is where Johnny Depp met the actor Nicholas Cage, which puts him in touch with his agent. He thus won a small role in 1984 in the cult film, The Claws of Night by Wes Craven.
Johnny Depp found his calling, he decided to take acting lessons, then became famous in 1987 with the series 21 Jump Street. His career is launched, but he decides to break with the image conveyed by his character on television. He then plays in cry baby by John Waters and interprets ever more surprising characters. The film Edward Scissorhands marks the beginning of a wonderful collaboration with the director Tim Burton who will make him his favorite actor, continuing with films Ed Wood In 1994, sleepy hollow the legend of the headless horseman in 2000, Charlie and the chocolate factory in 2005, Funeral rites or the musical Sweeney Todd.
Confirmed artist with multiple hats, Johnny Depp continues to diversify roles and appears where you least expect it (The Ninth Gate, From Hell, The Tourist, rango). Despite his success, the actor remains faithful to director Tim Burton, for whom he delivers a fabulous performance as a mad hatter in his adaptation of Alice in Wonderland and then as a bewitched vampire in Dark Shadows. He also regularly meets the filmmaker Gore Verbinski for the saga Pirates of the Caribbean, rango, and Lone Ranger which did not meet with the expected success in 2013.